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so gay the word gay is pejorative. 16 For example: They were. There are many shades of grey inbetween: people who arent sure; gay those who have had same-sex relationships in the past but identify as straight now; and people who are bisexual but strongly prefer one gender over the other etc. 28 Ostensibly dose about schoolboy envy, the song also operated as an in-joke, as related in Jon Savage 's "The Kinks: The Official Biography because the song took its name from a homosexual promoter they had encountered who had romantic desires for songwriter Ray Davies '. Because he was not taught to be brave. If children are allowed to explore who they are and express themselves without guilt, they'll discover their sexuality naturally without inherited hang-ups about gender appropriateness. They are what that built us into the person that we are today. When another character asks about his robe, he responds, "Because I just went gay all of a sudden!" Since this was a mainstream film at a time, when the use of the word to refer to cross-dressing (and, by extension, homosexuality) would still be unfamiliar. For the sexual orientation, see.

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